Flying a Drone in the Wind, Other Challenges
Every drone pilot eventually faces challenging environments. Here, a pro’s best tips for flying a drone in the wind, cold, and other problematic conditions.
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4 Environmental Challenges Every Drone Pilot can Master
Drone flying today is automated to the point where drone pilots don’t have to do much after take off. Between the free DJI Go 4 app, DroneDeploy’s app customizations, the Skydio 2’s self-flying features and others, many aspects of drone flying can be streamlined. However, flying in difficult environmental conditions can end in lower-quality photos and potentially detrimental damage to your drone.
Here are tips for navigating the toughest of conditions:
1. Flying in intense heat or chill
At its core, a drone is a…